Tasso Argyros is currently the Founder & CEO of ActionIQ, a company bridging the gap between Marketing & Data for Global 2000 organizations. Prior to ActionIQ, Tasso co-founded Aster Data, an early Big Data pioneer, in 2005 after dropping out of the PhD program at Stanford. After 5 years of exponential growth, Aster Data was sold to Teradata in 2011 where Tasso became the co-president and GM of Teradata’s Big Data division. He is also a Venture Partner at First Mark capital and a co-founder of DataElite Ventures, a San Francisco-based seed-stage fund focused on Big Data companies.
Tasso has received several awards and recognitions, including BusinessWeek’s “Best Young Tech Entrepreneur” for 2009, World Economic Forum’s “Technology Pioneer” in 2010, and Forbes’ “NextGen Innovator” in 2013. He holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from Stanford University and a Diploma in Computer Engineering from Technical University of Athens.